Tuesday Trend-Spotting: Black Beauty
Posted August 23rd, 2011 | by The Update
Conventional wisdom tells you that painting your walls a lighter color is key to making a room feel open and inviting. But with the rising popularity of painting with dark hues, black stands out as a way to add boldness, sophistication, and glamour, taking the philosophy of your go-to “little black dress” and applying it to your home. Artwork pops against a dark background, and the color combinations are endless; when used as a neutral part of the palette, black lets your furniture stand out even more than with traditional neutrals and helps you avoid that “washed-out” look that can sometimes occur with too many pale colors.
Here are a some examples of lovely interiors that will inspire you to head to the dark side.